Two blasts hit gas pipeline between Egypt, Jordan, Israel

10.10.2011                      13.Cheschwan. 5772

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Two blasts hit gas pipeline between Egypt, Jordan, Israel

Pipeline's shut down after saboteurs cause 7th explosion of year; "attackers used 2 trucks," says Egypt security official.

Saboteurs blew up the gas pipeline between Egypt, Israel and Jordan on Thursday morning in Northern Sinai using remote controlled explosive bombs forcing a shutdown in the flow of gas, Egyptian security sources said.
The blast, the seventh this year and the first since pumping was resumed on 24 October, was near Mazar area, 30 km (18 miles) west of the town of Al-Arish….

A company official from East Mediterranean Gas Co (EMG), which exports Egyptian gas to Israel, had said in July that international shareholders in the firm were pursuing legal claims against Egypt for $8 billion in damages from contract violations in gas supplies. That followed disruptions caused by pipeline attacks….